PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
In the Far East, Alex O'Connell, the son of famed mummy fighters Rick and Evy O'Connell, unearths the mummy of the first Emperor of Qin -- a shape-shifting entity cursed by a witch centuries ago.
This film marked the Hollywood debut for Chinese martial arts sensation Wu Jing (Jing Wu), who had a cameo as one of the assassins having a brief but furious battle with fellow Wu Shu expert Jet Li, at the beginning of the film.
Long ago, a mythic battle between good and evil played out in ancient China. The country was torn by civil war, with many kingdoms struggling for land and power. But one king had a ruthless ambition to make himself emperor by the sword.
Regardless of the power of any firearm, bullets only penetrate a few inches into water. So finding bullets in the fish would be impossible.
The Universal Studios logo doesn't stop as normal, instead the title fades out from the revolving globe and the camera begins zooming in over the Atlantic Ocean and hovers over China as an on-screen graphic is shown displaying the separate feudal states of China around 350 BC, each labeled in Chinese characters. The dividing lines disappear and then the Chinese characters all merge together into two characters that then change to the English word: CHINA.
English, Mandarin, Sanskrit
$40,457,770 3 August 2008
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